Which planet is known as the Morning Star ?

(1) Jupiter
(2) Venus
(3) Uranus
(4) Neptune

Correct Answer : (2) Venus planet is also known as the Morning Star.

Explanation :

Venus is called “the Morning Star” because it appears brightest shortly before sunrise (in the eastern sky) and shortly after sunset (in the western sky). The Venus planet is also known as the Evening Star, although it is not a star.

The morning star was also referred to as “the shepherd’s star” during the 19th & 20th century.

Venus is the second planet from the sun and the nearest planet to the earth. It is also known as Earth’s twin because of the comparable size of the two planets. Due to the high content of carbon dioxide in its atmosphere, it is the hottest planet of our solar system.

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